Musician Replacements That Fans Hated

Musician Replacements That Fans Hated

 

This may shock you, but most bands don’t stay together in their original form forever. Some bands play musical chairs with their lineups, bringing in relatively unknown entities to replace iconic favorites and just sort of hoping fans will be cool with it. This, of course, is ridiculous. Rock fans can be just as picky, opinionated, and stubborn as anyone else. There are plenty of instances of lesser-known musicians landing the dream gig of playing in legendary bands only to find that fans have put away their lighters and are now lofting pitchforks…

 

 

Gary Cherone, Van Halen | 0:32 Kenney Jones, The Who | 1:28 Blaze Bayley, Iron Maiden | 2:06 Benoit David, Yes | 2:49 Rome Ramirez, Sublime | 3:31 Josh Klinghoffer, Red Hot Chili Peppers | 4:21 Ian Gillan, Black Sabbath | 5:04